Winter 2013 Issue

AI Masthead

ACLASS Accredits Labs for Multiple Standards

Environmental labs can be accredited concurrently by ACLASS to TNI Volume 1 and ISO/IEC 17025, as well as DoD ELAP,EPA NLLAP, and/or NEFAP. Read

ACLASS, FQS Sign APLAC and ILAC MRA for Inspection

ACLASS and FQS signed the APLAC mutual recognition arrangement for inspection in conjunction with the 18th APLAC General Assembly and Technical Meetings held in Sydney, Australia. Read

Accreditation in Forensic Science

An article by Dr. Bill Tilstone was published in the January-February 2013 issue of Evidence Technology Magazine. Read

Upcoming Training Courses

ACLASS and FQS offer training to meet your needs. Read


New informational videos have been added to the ACLASS and ANAB sites. Read and view

ANSI Accreditation Supports Smart Grid Testing and Certification

ANSI is playing a key role in the national push for a robust, reliable, and interoperable smart grid for the United States. Read

Indianapolis to Host 2013 ASQ World Congress

Author Daniel Pink will be among the featured speakers at ASQ's World Conference on Quality Improvement, to be held May 6-8 in Indianopolis. Read

Latest ISO Survey of Management System Certifications Available

The 2011 ISO Survey of Management System Standard Certifications covers seven standards and shows a significant increase in certification to a number of ISO management system standards. Read

IAF Agrees on Transition for New Standards

IAF agreed on all conformity assessment bodies have three years from the date of publications to meet the requirements of ISO/IEC 17020, ISO/IEC 17024, and ISO/IEC 17065. Read